Maryland Theory Day 2012
the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies,
is delighted to organize the Maryland Theory Day on October 24, 2012, one
day after the FOCS
We anticipate a lively day of talks and disussions on a range of
topics including approximation algorithms, coding theory,
combinatorial games and optimization, complexity theory, cryptography, fixed-parameter
tractability, geometry, privacy,
and randomized algorithms.
Abstracts: Please click here.
- 8:30-9: Light breakfast
- 9-10: Distinguished Invited Speaker: Prof. Julia Chuzhoy, Toyota
- 10-10:20: Prof. David Mount: Polytope Approximation and the Mahler Volume
- 10:25-11:00: Coffee Break
- 11:00-12:10: Three short talks with three-minute gaps:
- 12:10-1:30: Lunch (on your own; a light snack
will be provided)
- 1:30-2:30: Distinguished Invited Speaker: Prof. Venkatesan Guruswami,
- 2:30-3:00: Coffee Break
- 3:00-4:10: Three short talks with three-minute gaps:
- 4:10-5:00: Poster session with reception in
A.V. Williams 2120
Contact: For logistical questions, please contact Edna
Walker (edna AT umiacs.umd.edu); for other questions, please contact Aravind
Srinivasan (srin AT cs.umd.edu).
- Venue: Room 2460, A. V. Williams Building, University of Maryland at College
- Date and time: October 24, 2012, 8:30AM-5PM
- Registration: free and required by October 10, 2012: please email umdtheory12 AT gmail (with a .com after the gmail) with your name, institution, and email address.